Former chief UN weapon's inspector, Hans Blix, now says that the Iraq invasion was motivated by oil
. ""I did not think so at first. But the US is incredibly dependent on oil. They wanted to secure oil in case competition on the world market becomes too hard."
UPDATE 1: A Western humanitarian worker, just returned from Iraq, paints
an alternative picture of the country and unlike most journalists has actually left the "comfort" of Baghdad's Green Zone.